Compliance. This Website is owned and operated by Quantum Pacific Limited. Quantum Pacific operates this Website in full compliance with the Privacy Act (New Zealand).
Notification of Changes to This Policy. Quantum Pacific is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this Website and improving and adding to its existing products, services and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, Quantum Pacific’s data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, Quantum Pacific will post the changes on our Website to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently. Please rest assured, however, that it is always our intent to comply with the letter and spirit of the Privacy Act (New Zealand).
Personal Data Collected Through This Website. The only personal data Quantum Pacific currently collects through this Website is the information you give us when you use our site. Quantum Pacific processes this personal data only for specific and limited purposes. We ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes.
For example, you may use this site to register to receive an e-mail “update” on a topic of interest to you. When you subscribe to an update service, we ask you for your name and e-mail address. We use this information to send you the updates you requested. If you no longer wish to receive a particular update, you can “unsubscribe” to that update by following the instructions contained in each update.
You may also use this site to contact Quantum Pacific. When you send us an e-mail, we ask you for your e-mail address so that we can respond to your question or comment. The information you send us in your e-mail is used internally by Quantum Pacific and its affiliates to help us improve our products and services and to help resolve your problem.
Anonymous Data Collected Through This Website. In addition to the information you provide when you use our Website, Quantum Pacific uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our Website. For example, we may use technology to track which pages of our Website our visitors view. We also may use technology to determine which Web browsers our visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our site.
Our e-mail updates often contain hyperlinks to additional information on our Website. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our Website our subscribers choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.
We use this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of this Website and our e-mail updates, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve Quantum Pacific products and services.
Cookies. In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, Quantum Pacific may use temporary “cookies” that collect the first level domain name of the user (for example, if your e-mail address is “firstname.lastname@example.org,” the cookie collects the “bigmail.com” portion of your e-mail address) and the date and time you accessed this Website. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data. Quantum Pacific does not share the personal data we collect when you use this Website with unrelated third parties, except under these limited circumstances: Personal data may occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of Quantum Pacific, or in connection with the business of Quantum Pacific, for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. In addition, there may be some other, limited circumstances in which Quantum Pacific may share or transfer the information in its databases, for example, to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this Website, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event. Where appropriate, before disclosing personal data to a third party, Quantum Pacific contractually requires the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that data and ask for written assurance they also comply with the current Privacy Act (New Zealand).
Data Integrity and Security. Quantum Pacific strives to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of personal data in our databases and to protect the privacy and security of our databases. We keep your data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements. Our servers and our databases are protected by industry standard security technology, such as industry standard firewalls and password protection. The employees who have access to personal data have been trained to handle such data properly and in accordance with our security protocols and strict standards of confidentiality. Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, alteration or destruction of data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.
Data Access and Corrections. Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your personal data, we will disclose to you the personal data we hold about you. We will also correct, amend or delete any personal data that is inaccurate and notify any third party recipients of the necessary changes. If you wish to access or correct your personal data, please write to Website Privacy Officer at Quantum Pacific, Private Bag 92618, Auckland, New Zealand. We will respond to your requests in a prompt and proper manner. Quantum Pacific does not charge for complying with a correction request, however, for all other requests, Quantum Pacific may charge a small fee to cover its costs. Requests to delete personal data are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on Quantum Pacific.
Children. Quantum Pacific does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of eighteen. If you are under eighteen, please do not give us any personal data. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personal data to Quantum Pacific, please contact us, and we will endeavour to delete that information from our databases.
Transfer of Data Abroad. Quantum Pacific is a global enterprise and has facilities and databases in different countries. Quantum Pacific may, from time to time, transfer your personal data to one of its databases in another country only where standards comply with the Privacy Act in New Zealand. We will ensure that data transferred to Quantum Pacific databases in that country are adequately protected and that the transfer of data to third parties in such countries is made pursuant to a contract providing adequate protection.
Of course, the Internet is made up of a large number of international connections. If you are visiting this Website from a country other than the country in which our server is located (currently, New Zealand), the various communications will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries. By visiting this Website and communicating electronically with us, you consent to these transfers.
The terms and conditions set forth above are effective as of September 28, 2012.